The Public Health staff surveils for reportable communicable diseases and outbreaks in Roosevelt County. Once identified, investigation and reporting take place, as well as application of the appropriate measures to control the disease. Anyone with knowledge of a reportable condition can report to the Health Department. The department is on call 24 hours a day to receive emergency communicable disease reports.
We coordinate testing, treatment, and partner follow-up for STD’s, as well as offer confidential rapid HIV testing.